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Arcade Independence Square

7 Colombo, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
+94 11 2 055636
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“burger king” (12 reviews)
“branded shops” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
7 Colombo, Colombo 00700, Sri Lanka
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+94 11 2 055636
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"burger king"
in 12 reviews
"branded shops"
in 8 reviews
"lunatic asylum"
in 5 reviews
"shopping complex"
in 8 reviews
"shopping and dining"
in 5 reviews
"wax museum"
in 3 reviews
"popular shopping"
in 2 reviews
"government offices"
in 3 reviews
"high end shopping"
in 3 reviews
"urban development"
in 2 reviews
"great place for shopping"
in 2 reviews
"ample parking space"
in 2 reviews
"old colonial building"
in 3 reviews
"food court is"
in 2 reviews
"shopping options"
in 2 reviews
"british era"
in 2 reviews
"up market"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going here to admire the building's architecture. However, the shops are only for the very well off. There needs to be more variety to appeal to the regular tourist.

Thank Faye N
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arcade at Independence Square, as the name suggests, is right next to the Independence Square and has a nice old-world charm to it. It's royal, classic and truly amazing architecture will bowl you over. This place has some nice stores to buy a lot of...More

Thank Hiten1977
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Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

We like coming here for the shops. They have cinema and a few nice eateries and a great massage place. But we dread having to use the toilets because they are awful. For a place of this standard and style we cannot believe that nothing...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent ambience combined with 5 star foid and amazing cocktails. The live music was the icing in the cake. Fabulous customer care. All the meats were imported from Australia and the organic vegetables and micro herbs based food was divine. Highly recommended.

Thank Shiromi P
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Reviewed 17 February 2018

Arcade is located beside the independence square in colombo. Very popular place in local peoples.There were branded shops.Some of cafes had good foods with reasonable price.Good place to visit.According to history that place was a mental hospital but previous government rebuild it as a shopping...More

Thank monashaandrew
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

I usually don't like writing negative reviews, and try to see the best in all situations. However, yesterday early evening, my family and I visited this supposedly excellent shopping maul. Yes, it is an attractive building, with a good variety of high-end stores from Apple...More

2  Thank Errol70
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

There are some branded shops and few boutiques.I spent some time in t-Lounge by Dilmah and it was great.

Thank AnuradhaHetti
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

This arcade is located beside Independence Square in Colombo and is a very popular destination for local people and tourists who are interested in 'top end' shopping and visiting some of the interesting cafes and restaurants in the vicinity. The arcade itself is a very...More

Thank profjoypc
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

You can go this place and can have chat with your friends , nothing much to see but you can pass time sitting here

Thank minnathana
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Arcade offers wide verities of shopping, food and relaxation. great design with granite and marble floors and white walled colonial type building was a former Radio Ceylon property. bountiful elegant building has nice wooden stairs and classical Ceylon roofing features. shopping includes few international clothing...More

Thank Danushka W
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Thohaali
25 April 2016|
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Response from SuharaPerera | Reviewed this property |
Arcade IS is a shopping mall complex where you will find branded clothing, perfumes, sun glasses, food and cinemas as well. It is also accessible by public transport. Shop list: VDESIGNS, AZARYA, Aakshii, Kookaburra, Abans... More
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Nagham B
26 May 2015|
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